While we’re at it, this is the way to write about food.
"Occasionally, I have added to their nuttiness by throwing pine kernels or hazelnuts into the pan as they fry. Soft, golden potato and the scrunch of nuts is pleasing enough, but we recently added a few deep-gold, free-range egg yolks to a pan of crisply sautéed Jersey Royals, finishing briefly under the grill until the yolks were warm but still oozingly liquid. It adds a touch of sunshine to summer."
Watercress was said to cure so many illnesses - from diabetes to thyroid problems to liver problems to hair loss - that Hippocrates reportedly grew it near the place where he treated patients. With all the watercress enjoying its season, it’s a good idea to make use of it. Salads are fine, of course, but this soup sounds divine.
It’s possible for a dedicated and extremely careful individual to use technical means to protect his or her privacy, but probably not from governments. But for real social change to happen, large groups of people would have to rekindle their outrage at these invasions. I don’t think that’s going to happen.
By An Early Online Privacy Expert Revisits His 1985 Predictions Today (via ayjay)